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Board of Directors - Dom Summa
Board Chair

Assistant Executive Director (retired)
California Teachers Association 

Dom Summa was on the professional staff of the California Teachers Association for 30 years before retiring in 2010 as manager of the Negotiations and Organizational Development Department.  He was responsible for managing a team of specialists located throughout the state, who provided support to field staff and chapter leaders in the areas of negotiations, training, organizational development, school finance and research.

Prior to his appointment as Assistant Executive Director, Dom served local chapters in the Coachella Valley. He also worked for CTA in the San Francisco Bay Area. Dom started his staff career with eight years of service in New York and served two years as State Executive Director of the Hawaii State Teachers Association. He was a business education teacher in the Mt. Pleasant School District in Thornwood, New York. He earned his Bachelor of Business Administration with a Finance Major from Pace University in New York and his M. S. in Education with a Counseling Major from the University of Bridgeport. He also completed the prestigious Harvard Trade Union Program.

Dom received the “Agent of Change in Education” award from the Full Circle Fund for his work on Alternative Models of Compensation. He has served city government as a library commissioner for six years in Pleasanton, and was President of the California Association of Library Trustees and Commissioners.

Dom is a resident of Indio, California.

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